LinkedIn Industry List in 2023

Written by: Emily Anderson
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As a best practice, always add an industry you work into your LinkedIn profile.

But what are your LinkIn industry options? In this LinkedIn tutorial, we have compiled the full list of LinkedIn industries you can currently select on your LinkedIn profile.

What are LinkedIn industries?

On LinkedIn, you can select an industry for your personal profile or company page that accurately reflects your work.

This makes it easier for others to discover you or your page when they search for professionals in your industry.

Additionally, specifying an industry on your profile or page can help you connect with relevant opportunities, connections, and content within your field

LinkedIn Industry List in 2022

Currently, you can set the following industries on your LinkedIn profile:

AGRICULTURE

  1. Dairy
  2. Farming
  3. Fishery
  4. Ranching
  5. Arts & Crafts

ARTS

  1. Fine Art
  2. Performing Arts
  3. Photography

CONSTRUCTION

  1. Building Materials
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Construction

CONSUMER GOODS

  1. Apparel & Fashion
  2. Consumer Electronics
  3. Consumer Goods
  4. Consumer Services
  5. Cosmetics
  6. Food & Beverages
  7. Furniture
  8. Luxury Goods & Jewelry
  9. Sporting Goods
  10. Tobacco
  11. Wine & Spirits

CORPORATE SERVICES

  1. Accounting
  2. Business Supplies & Equipment
  3. Environmental Services
  4. Events Services
  5. Executive Office
  6. Facilities Services
  7. Human Resources
  8. Information Services
  9. Management Consulting
  10. Outsourcing/Offshoring
  11. Professional Training & Coaching
  12. Security & Investigations
  13. Staffing & Recruiting

DESIGN

  1. Architecture & Planning
  2. Design
  3. Graphic Design

EDUCATION

  1. E-learning
  2. Education Management
  3. Higher Education
  4. Primary/Secondary Education
  5. Research

ENERGY & MINING

  1. Mining & Metals
  2. Oil & Energy
  3. Utilities

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Animation
  2. Broadcast Media
  3. Computer Games
  4. Entertainment
  5. Media Production
  6. Mobile Games
  7. Motion Pictures & Film
  8. Music

FINANCE

  1. Banking
  2. Capital Markets
  3. Financial Services
  4. Insurance
  5. Investment Banking
  6. Investment Management
  7. Venture Capital & Private Equity

HARDWARE & NETWORKING

  1. Computer Hardware
  2. Computer Networking
  3. Nanotechnology
  4. Semiconductors
  5. Telecommunications
  6. Wireless

HEALTH CARE

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Hospital & Health Care
  3. Medical Device
  4. Medical Practice
  5. Mental Health Care
  6. Pharmaceuticals
  7. Veterinary

LEGAL

  1. Alternative Dispute Resolution
  2. Law Practice
  3. Legal Services

MANUFACTURING

  1. Automotive
  2. Aviation & Aerospace
  3. Chemicals
  4. Defense & Space
  5. Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
  6. Food Production
  7. Glass, Ceramics & Concrete
  8. Industrial Automation
  9. Machinery
  10. Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering
  11. Packaging & Containers
  12. Paper & Forest Products
  13. Plastics
  14. Railroad Manufacture
  15. Renewables & Environment
  16. Shipbuilding
  17. Textiles

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Market Research
  2. Marketing & Advertising
  3. Newspapers
  4. Online Media
  5. Printing
  6. Public Relations & Communications
  7. Publishing
  8. Translation & Localization
  9. Writing & Editing

NON-PROFIT

  1. Civic & Social Organization
  2. Fundraising
  3. Individual & Family Services
  4. International Trade & Development
  5. Libraries
  6. Museums & Institutions
  7. Non-profit Organization Management
  8. Philanthropy
  9. Program Development
  10. Religious Institutions
  11. Think Tanks

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

  1. Government Administration
  2. Government Relations
  3. International Affairs
  4. Judiciary
  5. Legislative Office
  6. Political Organization
  7. Public Policy

PUBLIC SAFETY

  1. Law Enforcement
  2. Military
  3. Public Safety

REAL ESTATE

  1. Commercial Real Estate
  2. Real Estate

RECREATION & TRAVEL

  1. Airlines/Aviation
  2. Gambling & Casinos
  3. Hospitality
  4. Leisure, Travel & Tourism
  5. Recreational Facilities & Services
  6. Restaurants
  7. Sports

RETAIL

  1. Retail
  2. Supermarkets
  3. Wholesale

SOFTWARE & IT SERVICES

  1. Computer & Network Security
  2. Computer Software
  3. Information Technology & Services
  4. Internet

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

  1. Import & Export
  2. Logistics & Supply Chain
  3. Maritime
  4. Package/Freight Delivery
  5. Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  6. Warehousing

WELLNESS & FITNESS

  1. Alternative Medicine
  2. Health, Wellness & Fitness

How to add an industry to your LinkedIn profile?

Here is how to add an industry to your LinkedIn profile:

  1. Open up LinkedIn.com
  2. Click on the profile icon in the top row.
  3. Select ‘View Profile’
  4. Click on the pencil icon.
  5. Under the Industry section add your chosen industry.
  6. Click on ‘Save’.

What industry to put on LinkedIn?

When selecting an industry for your LinkedIn profile or page, it’s important to choose one that accurately reflects the type of work that you do or the industry that your company operates in.

This will help ensure that you are being discovered by the right people and connecting with relevant opportunities and content.

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